Qantas Shelves New Airline in Asia

Reuters is reporting that Australia's Qantas Airways is putting plans for a new airline in Asia on the back burner, due to the global economic situation.

The Australian Financial review reported that after spending a year putting together the plans for an up to $488 million investment in the Asian unit, Qantas will be favoring a code share alliance with Malaysian Airline Systems Bhd.

The two are working toward a letter of intent on an agreement that will allow joint pricing to begin in approximately six to nine months.

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